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Solid Mechanics Certificate

The Solid Mechanics Certificate allows students to specialize in the mechanical behavior of engineering materials under both static and dynamic loading conditions.  Courses may be chosen to emphasize material selection and behavior in structures, machines, or in biological systems.

Course List

Solid Mechanics Certificate

Courses Credits
Four (4) courses chosen from:

(These courses are generally available at least once a year)

  • CE 352  Structures I
  • ME 356 Introduction to Solid Biomechanics
  • ME 450  Advanced Mechanics of Materials
  • ME 462  Machine Design
  • ME 470  Finite Element Analysis
  • ME 472 Vibrations
  • MSE 312 Mechanical Behavior of Materials

(These courses are taught infrequently)

  • CE 354  Structures II
  • ME 442 Corrosion Engineering
  • ME 444 Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics
  • ME 454 Composites
Total 12